Aftar Singh

Recent and archived articles by Aftar Singh

22 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Keeper Hairi ready to step up in Kumar’s absence

KUALA LUMPUR: Hairi Abdul Rahman is ready to shoulder the challenge as the first choice goalkeeper for the six-nation Sultan Azlan Shah Cup which begins tomorrow at the Azlan Shah Stadium in Ipoh.

22 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Hakimi relishes hectic schedule as he eyes Asian meet spot

KUALA LUMPUR: Taking part in three meets in eight days may be too much for some athletes, but Muhd Hakimi Ismail is taking it in his stride.

21 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Arif eyes breakthrough after getting his biggest break in hockey

KUALA LUMPUR: It has been an eventful five months for youngster Muhd Arif Syafie Ishak.

20 Mar 2019 | 9:30 PM

M’sian women's rugby team in high spirits as they get first sponsorship partner

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian women's rugby sevens team are in high spirits, as they finally got their first sponsorship partner.

18 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

A star in the making

KUALA LUMPUR: Youngster Mohd Irfan Izzan Fetry is tipped to become the next rising athletic star in hurdles.

On a high: Mohd Irfan Izzan Fetry receiving the boys’ 110m hurdles gold medal at  the Asian Youth Athletics Championships in Hong Kong.
18 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Tokyo hockey test event may inspire Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia men hockey team have been presented with a chance to test the 2020 Olympic Games venue – a year in advance in Tokyo.

17 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Savinder ready to go the distance after Kenya training stint

KUALA LUMPUR: Middle distance runner Savinder Kaur (pic) is convinced she can set a new personal best after undergoing a gruelling 40-day training stint in Kenya.

16 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Arif picking up valuable tips from penalty corner legend Taeke

KUALA LUMPUR: Youngster Muhd Arif Syafie Ishak has been having the time of his life after being called up to the national hockey team for the first time.

15 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Keeper Hafiz’s goal is to regain his spot in national team

KUALA LUMPUR: National goalkeeper Muhd Hafizuddin Othman (pic) aims to make a strong claim for a place in the national team after being out of action for five months. The 27-year-old Kuala Tereng-ganu-born is eyeing to make a return in the six-nation Sultan Azlan Shah Cup from March 23-30 in Ipoh. He last played for Malaysia in a four-nation tournament in Darwin in October.

8 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Rugby’s dream of having own stadium has been fulfilled

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian rugby will finally have a stadium to call their own.